The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester MA is hiring for a tenure-track position in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science. They are interested in applied topology both from theoretical and data driven perspectives.
The Department of Mathematics and
Computer Science at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a full-time
tenure-track appointment to begin in August 2020. We seek a committed scholar
and teacher who will help us maintain and develop a long-standing focus in
geometry, broadly defined, within our department. We are open to wide range of
research areas, including, but not limited to: algebraic geometry, algebraic or
computational topology, convex and/or discrete geometry, differential geometry,
and dynamical systems. Both computational approaches and more traditional
methods are welcome. Candidates whose work applies geometric thinking to
real-world problems in areas such as biology, geometric design, robotics,
control theory, data science, machine learning, or algebraic statistics, as
well as candidates whose work is not directly motivated by applications, are
encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate will be
asked to teach courses at all levels of our curriculum, including some
connected with their research. Interest
in, or experience with developing and pursuing research projects with students
is highly desired.
This position carries a 3-2
teaching load with a full-salary one-semester research leave prior to tenure
review, and generous sabbatical and fellowship leaves for tenured faculty.
Tenure track faculty are eligible for travel support and reimbursement of
relocation costs within the College’s published policies. All full-time
appointments offer competitive salaries and include full benefits. To learn
more about faculty life at the College & the Worcester area, candidates are
encouraged to visit http://holycross.edu/join.
Candidates must demonstrate
commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching at the introductory
and advanced levels as well as scholarly achievement. Ph.D. in mathematics or
the mathematical sciences is required.
Please submit a cover letter
addressing the position requirements listed above, curriculum vitae, statements
on teaching and research, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three
confidential letters of recommendation.
As a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college, the College values
dialog among people from diverse perspectives as integral to the mission and
essential to the excellence of our academic program (see http://holycross.edu/mission). In your application please highlight how your
teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or service might support the College’s
mission and its commitment to diversity and inclusion. For more information, please visit http://holycross.edu/diversity.
The College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect all faculty
job applications electronically. Please
submit all application materials to https://apply.interfolio.com/66666.
Review of applications will begin
on December 1 and continue until the position has been filled. Initial interviews of selected applicants
will occur in December and January. We
will conduct these preliminary interviews by Skype or at the Joint Mathematics
Meetings in Denver, January 15-18, 2020 for those who will be attending the
meetings. Questions about this search
may be directed to Professor David Damiano, firstname.lastname@example.org.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT STATEMENT
The College of the Holy Cross is
a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It
enrolls about 3,000 students and is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, a
medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members
whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service
demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse
Holy Cross aspires to meet the
needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in the Higher
Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts and the New England Higher
Education Recruitment Consortium (http://www.newenglandherc.org). The College is an
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and
Massachusetts laws concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action in the